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Overview This collection contains films, documents, photographs, correspondence, fliers, dances, brochures, itineraries, badges, receipts, information related to Contra dancing, callers, lists, classes, artwork, and awards related to Bob Osgood from 1940 through 2002.
Overview Al and Bob Brundage were important figures in the square dance community. They played a significant role in spreading western style square dance in New England. This collection contains their square dance materials. This includes correspondence, personal files, working files, teaching materials, and interview transcripts.
Dates: Other: 1952-1996
Overview Colorado Ballet, located in Denver, Colorado is a regional dance company that was conceived as a ballet school, and founded in 1951, by Denver natives Freidann Parker and Lillian Covillo. To showcase their students, the life-long friends established Colorado Concert Ballet in 1961. As of 2010 Colorado Ballet consisted of 30 professional dancers of national and international acclaim, 17 studio company dancers, a $6.6 million operating budget, an expansive repertoire, and two locations for the...
Overview Since 2004, the Friends of The Dance Archive have honored several individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance as "Living Legends of Dance in Colorado" each year. This collection contains plaques inscribed with the names of the honorees, as well as files containing transcripts of oral histories with the honorees, biographical information about them, and audiovisual recordings from the annual awards banquet.
Overview This collection contains materials from the Marie Wyatt Studio of Dance. It includes teaching materials, choreography and dance routines, and administrative papers.
Dates: Other: 1940-1970
Overview Maxine Munt was a modern dancer and dance educator who studied at the Bennington School of the Dnace at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. In 1952, Munt and her husband, Alfred Brooks, opened the Munt-Brooks Studio in New York. In 1966, Munt and Brooks moved to Denver, Colorado and founded a theater called The Changing Scene. Munt died in 2005. The bulk of the collection contains material documenting Munt's time at the Bennington School of the Dance at Bennington College in Bennington,...
Dates: Other: 1938-1949
Overview This collection contains slides from two trips to Japan and China. The slides depict dance performances, classes taught by Gloria Kubel Winber, and travel sites.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1992
Overview Will Orlich taught square dance callers for many years, as well as ran the National Callers Report, a note service for callers. This collection contains his square dance materials, including notes, workshop materials, published materials, and newsletters related to square dancing.
- Subject: Dance -- Study and teaching X